Made in Hungaria
Directed by Gergely Fonyo (2009, 109′)
Romantic comedy is the theme of the IV Annual Contemporary Hungarian Cinema Festival and headlining the festival is Made in Hungaria – a musical/romantic comedy that garnered an award at the Granada International Film Festival of Young Filmmakers in 2009 as Best Feature Film. It tells the tale of a teenage boy, Miki during the spring of 1963. It is a time when everybody in Hungary wants to escape to the West, but Miki, and his parents return to Budapest after four years living in the United States.
16 May at 17.45
20 May at 19.00
Nine and a Half Dates
Directed by Tamas Sas (2007, 100′)
Author David is living the high life; the media loves him and he’s always surrounded by women. That is, until his rich girlfriend dumps him and his publisher sues him for not delivering a new book in three years. David is completely broke. His publishing company gives him an ultimatum: if he manages to write a book within ten days, he’ll get paid and get his reputation back. They even give him the book’s subject: why are there so many lonely young women these days?
17 May at 17.00
21 May at 19.00
Just Sex and Nothing Else
Directed by Krisztina Goda (2005, 90′)
After a bad break-up with a man she didn’t realise was married and had children, Dora decides she is through with love and men. She now only wants a man to father a child and then never see him again.
17 May at 19.00
18 May at 17.00
20 May at 17.00
S.O.S Love! The Million Dollar Contract
Directed by Tamas Sas (2011, 100′)
A group of Hungarian matchmakers are tasked with making a Hollywood star fall in love with a Russian businessman’s spoiled brat sister. They will get one million dollars if they succeed, but if they fail, they pay with their lives...
18 May at 19.00
Directed by Denes Orosz (2009, 85′)
Andras and Lila have been together for five years and all is going well. He is a famous writer. She teaches at university. One day, Andras’ love for Lila starts to fade. Even Lila’s pregnancy doesn’t rejuvenate his feelings. He now finds his life boring. Neither his best friend nor a psychologist is of any help. And then fate sends him a gift.
19 May at 19.00
21 May at 17.00
* all films are shown in their original language with subtitles in Ukrainian and English
IV Annual Contemporary Hungarian Cinema Festival
Kyiv Cinema (V Vasylkivska 19), 16 – 21 May
Tickets: 30–40hrv, 234-3380